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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”



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Pankaj Oudhia
Pankaj Oudhia
collection
17,655
ITEMS
436,246
VIEWS
collection
eye 436,246
I am Pankaj Oudhia working independently as researcher and documenting Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about Herbs and Insects in India. Presently my work is focused on Medicinal Rice of Asia.
Topics: Traditional Healing, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Medicinal Rice
Academic Film Archive of North America
Academic Film Archive of North America
collection
392
ITEMS
1.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.9M
The mission of The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) is to acquire, preserve, document, and promote academic film by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition. The AFA defines academic film as any film in the broad subject areas of the Humanities and Sciences which were sold into secondary school, university, and public libraries. Such films might have been made by educational film companies, television networks, non-profit...
The ASL Dictionary
The ASL Dictionary
collection
26,171
ITEMS
163,484
VIEWS
collection
eye 163,484
The ASL Dictionary is an English-to-American Sign Language dictionary. The ASL signing for over 100,000 English words and phrases is included.
Topics: ASL, American Sign Language
Anarchivism
Anarchivism
collection
219
ITEMS
356,741
VIEWS
collection
eye 356,741
Anarchivism is an ad-hoc group of volunteer archivists who are primarily aimed at saving and preserving both digital and analog media when current methods of preservation seem lacking. Officially started in 2012 as a way to pool together projects by several individuals, the group has become a centralized haven for capturing and sharing little-known or forgotten media. This does not simply include copying files from a website, but hunting down missing entries and filling holes to create as...
Topics: iptv, archiving, conference
Khan Academy
Khan Academy
collection
2,738
ITEMS
4.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 4.2M
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Bangladeshi American educator Salman Khan. With the stated mission of "providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere", the website supplies a free online collection of more than 2,400 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics and now computer science.
Topics: Khan Academy, education, lessons, Salman Khan
Port Washington Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
collection
365
ITEMS
44,494
VIEWS
collection
eye 44,494
A celebration of the performing arts in Port Washington, NY. This is a collection of photos, videos, audio recordings and programs of the Paul D. Schreiber H.S. Varsity Choir, Orchestra, Band, the Schreiber HS Performing Arts Dept., Play Troupe, Harbor Theater Co., Port Singers and the Varsity Choral Society spanning the years 1925 to 2019.  Many thanks to Pamela P. and Ronald T. Meadows, Jerald B. Stone, Don E. Jones, Red Horowitz and David Barnett for this material.
Topic: performing arts
collection
eye 942,804
In its 120-year history, the University of Pennsylvania Museum has collected nearly one million objects, many obtained directly through its own field excavations or anthropological research. Three gallery floors feature materials from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Bible Lands, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas, Africa and Polynesia. This collection on the Internet Archive represents a portion of the motion picture...
Global Lives Project
Global Lives Project
collection
1,239
ITEMS
135,059
VIEWS
collection
eye 135,059
The mission of the Global Lives Project is to collaboratively build a video library of human life experience that reshapes how we as both producers and viewers conceive of cultures, nations and people outside of our own communities. For more information, please visit globallives.org .
Topic: globallives
TED Talks
TED Talks
collection
2,943
ITEMS
1M
VIEWS
by Academic conference, Richard Saul Wurman, Harry Marks, technology, design
collection
eye 1M
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." http://www.ted.com/ Videos in this collection include originals in 420p quality MPEG4 16:9 aspect ratio, and a derived letter-boxed version in NTSC Standard Definition MPEG2 in a 4:3 aspect ratio that is broadcast ready. This collection contains only those TedTalks that don't contain trailing commercials. TedTalks...
Topic: Ted Talks
Endangered Language Alliance
Endangered Language Alliance
collection
1,803
ITEMS
7,253
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,253
The Endangered Language Alliance (www.elalliance.org) is a non-profit dedicated to documenting and supporting linguistic diversity and endangered languages in New York City and beyond. ELA's archive contains a wide range of unique materials (video, audio, transcriptions, translations, lexical data, and fieldwork sessions) with speakers of minority, endangered, and Indigenous languages. Among the materials are oral histories, historical narratives, songs, folktales, and a variety of other...
Topic: language
Washington State University Libraries
Washington State University Libraries
collection
552
ITEMS
93,760
VIEWS
collection
eye 93,760
Washington State University Libraries have more than two million books and over 30,000 journal and magazine subscriptions. Media, maps, microforms, government publications, ebooks, ejournals, manuscripts, archives, and special collections additionally support WSU's teaching and research programs. Approximately 35,000 volumes are added to the collection annually.
Topic: Academic Libraries
The Ghost Players Collection
The Ghost Players Collection
collection
6,312
ITEMS
109,696
VIEWS
collection
eye 109,696
The Ghost Players originated with the pro ball players in the movie Field of Dreams. Since the movie’s 1989 release, they have played exhibition games, performed comedy routines, taught kids’ baseball clinics on the Field of Dreams and at ballparks around the world. The Ghost Players Collection consists of almost 60 hours and more than 6,000 clips of the Ghost Players and their travels between 1989 and 2008.
Topics: Field of Dreams, Iowa, baseball
Rumi Nagashima
collection
83
ITEMS
52,842
VIEWS
by Global Lives Project
collection
eye 52,842
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Emersons California Bar Review
Emersons California Bar Review
collection
171
ITEMS
186,071
VIEWS
by Emerson Stafford
collection
eye 186,071
Emerson Stafford's eight week course for preparing for the California Bar exam.
Topics: law lectures, legal terminology, California Bar Exam, law
movies are made
movies are made
collection
877
ITEMS
119,957
VIEWS
collection
eye 119,957
Film snippets for teaching movie storytelling techniques
Topic: movie storytelling techniques
University of Washington Libraries
University of Washington Libraries
collection
161
ITEMS
43,951
VIEWS
collection
eye 43,951
The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America. From this Internet Archive provided portal, you will find links to a selection of audio and video from the UW Libraries' collections. Questions? Just Ask Us! 
Buckminster Fuller Archive
Buckminster Fuller Archive
collection
12
ITEMS
104,753
VIEWS
collection
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During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topic: Buckminster Fuller
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
collection
235
ITEMS
305,491
VIEWS
collection
eye 305,491
The Timothy Leary Archive covers forty years of lectures, TV guest appearances, performance art, talk shows, and experimental films from Timothy's personal archives. News report of the start of this collection in February 2009.
Grays Harbor Photograph Collection
Grays Harbor Photograph Collection
collection
447
ITEMS
15,596
VIEWS
collection
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This collection contains historical photographs of the Grays Harbor region of Washington State. Taken around the turn of the 20th century, it represents the output of the photographers Charles Robert Pratsch, Alexander C. (Jerry) Girard and Colin S. MacKenzie. Images depict scenes of daily life in the region, including logging and maritime activities.
Topics: Washington State History, Grays Harbor (Wash.)
Rumi Nagashima
movies
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Seunghwan Seo
collection
50
ITEMS
22,313
VIEWS
by Global Lives Project
collection
eye 22,313
This is a 24-hour video recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo, an employee of a company called Anyman which provides virtually any service for people all around Seoul. Seunghwan is an on-screen participant of the Global Lives Project featured in Lives in Transit from Seoul, South Korea. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video...
Topic: global lives project
Seunghwan Seo
movies
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Seunghwan sleeps. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Korea, Seoul, Gangnam, Yangjae, apartment, bed, family, sleep, globallivesproject, Global Lives...
B.F. Skinner
B.F. Skinner
collection
66
ITEMS
288
VIEWS
collection
eye 288
In memoriam of B. F. Skinner, who died 1990 on August 18th at the age of 86. The greatest contemporary psychologist, he was also living history—one of the giants of our discipline whose early contributions helped shape modern psychology and who continued, decade after decade, to refine and develop his powerful concepts.
Topics: B.F. Skinner, Behavior, Behaviorism, Behaviorology
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Jewish women across the country have helped shape and nurture their families, communities, and institutions, yet their contributions have often been overlooked. Weaving Women's Words, provides a collection of women's stories in their own voices with supporting documents to fill this gap. Born early in the twentieth century, and interviewed at the beginning of the 21st, our narrators lived through decades of political, social and economic upheaval, as well as dramatic changes in expectations for...
Topics: Oral History, Jewish Women, Jewish community
Rutland Historical Society
Rutland Historical Society
collection
373
ITEMS
42,881
VIEWS
collection
eye 42,881
The Rutland Historical Society was founded in 1969 to serve the original town of Rutland which includes the present towns of Proctor, Rutland Town, West Rutland and the City of Rutland.  Our video collection contains the Society’s award winning Historically Speaking Episodes, which includes interviews and historical pictorial material in a flexible TV magazine format. Moments in History Episodes provides brief segments chronicling Rutland’s past.  Notes From the Past...
Topics: Rutland, Vermont
Testimonies from China
collection
2,957
ITEMS
8,797
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,797
Pankaj Oudhia
movies
eye 961
favorite 1
comment 0
Endless efforts are on to document endless Traditional Knowledge about Tribal Medicines since generations. Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia is small contribution to this documentation work. These documents are strictly for academic purposes NOT for self medication. For text part of “Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia” please visit https://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfTribalMedicinesByPankajOudhia Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia. Part-7...
Topics: Ethnobotany, Traditional Biological Knowledge, Tribal Medicines, Folk Remedies, Medicinal Plants of...
Fadiman Social Documentaries
Fadiman Social Documentaries
collection
69
ITEMS
213,967
VIEWS
collection
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Oscar nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's documentaries focus on social issues including education, women's rights, HIV prevention, and abortion. View a selection of her films here. Click for more information about Dorothy Fadiman's films . All public, educational, and government access television stations (PEG) and community media stations have permission to broadcast any of Dorothy Fadiman's films .
Anarchivism
by Revision3
movies
eye 6,747
favorite 5
comment 0
Save Rev3 -- anarchivism.org Show: PixelPerfect [Complete Series] Format: hd720p30 Notes: Episodes 93-133 hd only. revision3.com Archived: 2012-05-29 Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and digital pad and treats them as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Topics: iptv, revision3, anarchivism
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
collection
222
ITEMS
6,253
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,253
JTS is a preeminent institution of Jewish higher education, training thoughtful, innovative leaders—rabbis, cantors, educators, lay leaders, and scholars—who strengthen our communities with a vision of Judaism that is deeply grounded in the Jewish past and thoroughly engaged with contemporary society. JTS also provides high-caliber lifelong learning and professional development to our alumni, adult learners, and Jewish communities throughout North America. Through its Library, JTS preserves...
Anarchivism
by Make
movies
eye 21,870
favorite 14
comment 0
Introducing Make: television Presenting a new national series from MAKE magazine, Twin Cities Public Television, and American Public Television. Make: is the DIY series for a new generation! It celebrates "Makers" - the inventors, artists, geeks and just plain everyday folks who mix new and old technology to create new-fangled marvels. Complete series in high definition.
Topics: make, make magazine, iptv
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 2,857
favorite 0
comment 0
Endangered Language Alliance
by ELAlliance
audio
eye 546
favorite 0
comment 0
Chanted songs in the Sama language accompanied by gabbang (bamboo xylophone). Performed by Taallao Manandao from Tawi-tawi, Sulu, Southern Philippines.  File 1009 is an explanation in Tagalog of the content of the song in file 1008. Recordings made by Daniel Kaufman on January 20, 2006 during the 6th International Conference of Austronesian Linguistics at Puerta Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.  Taallao Manandao was brought to the conference by Prof. Nicole Revel with the help of Talib Lim...
Topics: Sama, tawi-tawi, gabbang
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies
collection
166
ITEMS
32,012
VIEWS
by caam_memoriestolight
collection
eye 32,012
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies , the power of collective memory and media will bring to...
Topics: home movies, asian
Rumi Nagashima
movies
eye 22,898
favorite 0
comment 0
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 451
favorite 0
comment 0
TED Talks
movies
eye 17,488
favorite 1
comment 3
Ready to dance in your seat? Drummer Clayton Cameron breaks down different genres of music—from R&B to Latin to pop—by their beats. A talk that proves hip hop and jazz aren't cooler than math—they simply rely on it.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: TedTalks, TED, Talks, math, music, performance, TEDYouth 2013, 2013
Rumi Nagashima
movies
eye 10,783
favorite 0
comment 0
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Introduction to Theatre
Introduction to Theatre
collection
63
ITEMS
2,196
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,196
A collection of theatre video lectures
Topics: Theatre, Theater, Theatre Education, Theatre Practice, Theatre History
Chicago Film Archives
Chicago Film Archives
collection
39
ITEMS
52,354
VIEWS
collection
eye 52,354
Chicago Film Archives is a regional film archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and providing access to films that represent the Midwest. CFA incorporated in late 2003 in order to preserve and catalogue over five thousand 16mm films donated by the Chicago Public Library. Since then, CFA's collection has expanded to over fourteen thousand films of various genres and forms. In addition to collecting films by commercial, experimental and documentary filmmakers, CFA is particularly interested...
Topics: Chicago Film Archives, CFA, Midwest, 16mm film, 8mm film, Chicago Public Library, commercial films,...
collection
eye 2,441
Special Collections brings together the University of Washington Libraries' most rare and unique resources. From papyrus to born-digital, our holdings span history and the globe, and offer boundless opportunities for exploration and discovery. The Moving Image Collections contains films and video created on the UW Campus or collected in the Northwest covering a wide range of topics and genres. It includes home movies, industrial films, documentaries, news footage, and art films in all formats...
Topics: University of Washington Libraries, home movies, industrial, documentaries, news, art
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 361
favorite 0
comment 0
Notas de Aula
Notas de Aula
collection
51
ITEMS
132
VIEWS
by Pedro H A Konzen
collection
eye 132
Free and open lecture notes
Topics: educational contents, applied mathematics, undergraduate mathematics, graduate mathematics
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 3,656
favorite 0
comment 0
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Paul D. Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts Department
image
eye 1,554
favorite 4
comment 0
1967 Paul D. Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts Dept. production of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty".  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
The Balinese Digital Library
movies
eye 366
favorite 0
comment 0
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 3,651
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Hyderabad region, Wedding ceremonies, Wedding rituals, Weaving, Village life.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
collection
363
ITEMS
32,143
VIEWS
collection
eye 32,143
The Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive includes video of lectures and events from Middlebury College. Lectures and addresses included in this collection have been delivered by speakers from many institutions on a variety of critical topics, and are made available whenever possible via the Internet Archive and other online platforms.
Topics: Lectures, Commencement speeches, Middlebury College
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Paul Burnford, Films Incorporated.
movies
eye 508
favorite 23
comment 0
Designed to create a heightened awareness of color in our environment. Avoids theoretical analysis, emphasizing instead the sensuous and emotional appeal of color and its power to influence vision and feeling. Features an avant-garde auto harp soundtrack by Werner Bracher
Topic: color
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 2,586
favorite 31
comment 1
This film highlights the principles of good posture, both standing and sitting, and the effect of posture on physique. The film consists of short sequences of young men in contemporary sports attire, standing or sitting against a dark background. Occasionally animated drawings are used to highlight the skeleton or muscle groups. Intertitles describe the aspects of each pose which are considered to be indicative of good posture, and which of bad. 3 segments
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Orthopedics, Posture, Medical sciences, Orthopedics, Posture, Medical students. Medical.
Pankaj Oudhia
movies
eye 684
favorite 0
comment 0
Endless efforts are on to document endless Traditional Knowledge about Tribal Medicines since generations. Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia is small contribution to this documentation work. These documents are strictly for academic purposes NOT for self medication. For text part of “Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia” please visit https://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfTribalMedicinesByPankajOudhia Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia. Part-7...
Topics: Ethnobotany, Traditional Biological Knowledge, Tribal Medicines, Folk Remedies, Medicinal Plants of...
PBS | NPR Forum Network
PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
39
ITEMS
59,270
VIEWS
by PBS | NPR Forum Network
collection
eye 59,270
prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at archive.org The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in Boston and beyond. Through this online service hundreds of thousands of people worldwide listen to these talks wherever and whenever they choose....
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Mrs. J. Shipley Dixon
movies
eye 4,914
favorite 15
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Touring, Tourism, Tourism performance, Tahiti, American Samoa, Pago pago, Apia, Samoa., Upolu,...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Dimension Films
movies
eye 1,128
favorite 7
comment 0
Portrays the images and sensations evoked by a group of piglets sleeping, eating, and exploring a barnyard.
Topic: pigs
Appalshop Archive
Appalshop Archive
collection
133
ITEMS
47,009
VIEWS
collection
eye 47,009
Appalshop Archive has made selections from two of its local television collections available on the Internet Archive: Early Headwaters Television, 1980-1984 In 1980 Appalshop launched a weekly television series on WKYH-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Hazard, Kentucky. The series title, Headwaters, was inspired by the many rivers that originate in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. A mixture of folk arts, local affairs and music, Headwaters programs documented regional artists, artisans, and...
Topics: pbs, bluegrass, music, kentucky, appalachia
MarginalizedAadhaar
MarginalizedAadhaar
collection
50
ITEMS
617
VIEWS
by Subhashish Panigrahi
collection
eye 617
To implement its  Social Purpose Strategy , Yoti provided a year-long  Fellowship  to three individuals to investigate in a grassroots level on identity: Paz Bernaldo in Argentina, Subhashish Panigrahi in India and Tshepo Magoma in South Africa. Under the aegis of MarginalizedAadhaar, Subhashish researched the exclusion of some of the marginalised communities due to the implementation of Aadhaar, a biometric ID programme that is arguably the world's...
Topics: marginalizedaadhaar, aadhaar, india, digital ID, identification, biometrics
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Consolidated Edison Co. of N.Y.
image
eye 836
favorite 2
comment 0
The nation’s largest gas utility company, Consolidated Edison, Inc. – known as “Con Edison” or “Con Ed” – began on November 11th,1884 when six New York City gas-light companies merged.  But Con Edison can trace its history more than six decades earlier to the New York Gas Light Company. All provided gas from their nearby plants distilling coal.  “Before the Brooklyn Bridge spanned the East River, before the Statue of Liberty first graced New York Harbor, and before skyscrapers...
Topics: Con Ed, Consolidated Edison, Con Edison, Consolidated Edison
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Scholastic Magazines, inc.
movies
eye 2,728
favorite 14
comment 0
   This is one of the films in the 'Toute La Bande' series. This film is a landmark of interracial personal relationships in educational films. In his book 'Films You Saw in School,' (McFarland) Geoff Alexander writes: ‘Toute La Bande’ was an exceptional thirteen-part French language instruction series of 1970, created by language educator Mary Glasgow and produced by Donald Carter. [1] Each film in the series consists of a light drama, sequentially beginning with the arrival of a student...
Topics: French, foreign language teaching
Academic Film Archive of North America
by William Deneen
movies
eye 13,682
favorite 21
comment 1
A dramatization of a Roman boy's friendship with a slave in his father's household. Depicts, through the young boys' experiences and activities, the way of life and customs of ancient Rome. Some dialogue in Latin. This film was one of three made by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films' Bill Deneen utilizing the sets from Samuel Bronston's epic 'The Fall of the Roman Empire.' This 'Claudius' was actually one of two released concurrently by EB, one with and one without dialogue in Latin, and is...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Encyclopedia Britannica Films, William Deneen, Samuel Bronston, Latin dialogue
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
movies
eye 4,438
favorite 26
comment 0
This film acts as a demonstration of the action of muscles, vertebral column, hip and shoulder joints in living subject. 3 segments
Topics: Anatomy, Muscles, Medical sciences, Anatomy, Muscles, Medical
collection
eye 23,471
Katrina's Jewish Voices – An online collecting project of the Jewish Women's Archive A joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. For more information, see katrina.jwa.org/about#about-oral-history .
Topics: Katrina, Jewish
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Paul D. Schreiber H.S. Performing Arts Department
image
eye 1,918
favorite 2
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Paul D. Schreiber High School 1968 production of "My Fair Lady". Port Washington, NY. Directed & produced by Jerald B. Stone. Choreographed by Stephan deGhelder.  String Rehearsals - Carol Roggensack.  Performers: Erica Sarzin-Borrillo, Lee Dayton, Betsy Duvall, Marc Gibson, Kevin Fey, Jeff Bartlett, Evan Sarzin and Joseph DeKay, amoung many others.  See the program.  It's here.  Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.  Music by Frederick Loewe.  Click the link to hear an audio...
Topic: Performing Arts
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 741
favorite 0
comment 0
Some photos of the MLB network visiting the Field of Dreams to do a commercial shoot. 
Topics: jon van allen, field of dreams, mlb, lighting, network, alexa, productiong, cameras, long lens,...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Kent Wilson
movies
eye 5,895
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Directed by Gabriel Weiss. One of the strangest, fun, and perhaps most unforgettable films in the science genre was this, produced by University of California at San Diego chemistry professor Kent Wilson, and choreographed by Weiss’ future wife and 1969 America’s Junior Miss, Jackie Benington. After a short description of the interaction between “stars” 30s Ribosome, mRNA, and Initiator Factor One by Stanford’s Nobel Prize-winning Paul Berg, the camera moves to an open field at...
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Topics: protein, DNA, RNA
Rumi Nagashima
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Buckminster Fuller Archive
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During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topics: Buckminster Fuller, Dymaxion house, Wichita House, geodesic domes, tensegrity structures,...
Pankaj Oudhia
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Endless efforts are on to document endless Traditional Knowledge about Tribal Medicines since generations. Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia is small contribution to this documentation work. These documents are strictly for academic purposes NOT for self medication. For text part of “Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia” please visit https://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfTribalMedicinesByPankajOudhia Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia. Part-7...
Topics: Ethnobotany, Traditional Biological Knowledge, Tribal Medicines, Folk Remedies, Medicinal Plants of...
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1955 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "The Emperor's New Clothes". March 5th, 1955. Main Street School. Port Washington, NY. Directed by Elmer Tangerman. Staged by George Wiley. Produced by Emily Spence and Molly Tangerman. Music composed and directed by Bob Procter. Choreography by Jane Laughlin.
Topic: Port Washington Play Troupe
Khan Academy
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Determinants: Finding the determinant of a 3x3 matrix
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Edward English
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Lisl Weil, a dancer who often performed in New York with friend Tommy Scherman and his Little Orchestra Society, was also a splendid charcoal artist. Here, accompanied by Sherman’s musical interpretation of the Paul Dukas classic, she soars across the screen, drawing abstract characters on a massive blank board in a timeless, fun film that juxtaposes wonderfully with the better-known Disney treatment in 'Fantasia.'
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Pankaj Oudhia
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Endless efforts are on to document endless Traditional Knowledge about Tribal Medicines since generations. Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia is small contribution to this documentation work. These documents are strictly for academic purposes NOT for self medication. For text part of “Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia” please visit https://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfTribalMedicinesByPankajOudhia Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia. Part-7...
Topics: Ethnobotany, Traditional Biological Knowledge, Tribal Medicines, Folk Remedies, Medicinal Plants of...
The Balinese Digital Library
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Pankaj Oudhia
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Endless efforts are on to document endless Traditional Knowledge about Tribal Medicines since generations. Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia is small contribution to this documentation work. These documents are strictly for academic purposes NOT for self medication. For text part of “Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia” please visit https://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfTribalMedicinesByPankajOudhia First Part...
Topics: Ethnobotany, Tribal Medicines, Folk Remedies, Medicinal Plants of India, Raw Drugs, Biodiversity,...
The Ghost Players Collection
by Joe Scherrman
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A selection of photos of The GhostPlayers visiting Puerto Rico and playing baseball with the locals. 
Topics: vacation, adventure, visit, travel, culture, puerto rico, spanish, espanol, friends, family
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1979 Port Washington Play Troupe Teen Summer Theater production of "Once Upon A Mattress".  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts